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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Heed rights in new drug law Any law that detects drug users and steers them into counselling without fear of prosecution has to be welcomed. Early identification to enhance ... with behaviour that could cause harm to others and damage property, such as driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs. As a result, it poses more complex questions for steps against illegal drugs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549928/new-drug-law-needs-respect-rights
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ambrose Lam was right to quit

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Law Society chief was right to quit As soon as a vote of no confidence in the Law Society chief was passed, it became clear that Ambrose Lam San-keung had no alternative ... for Beijing's controversial white paper on Hong Kong's autonomy and rule of law. The vote clearly showed that Lam's stance was at odds with the body's members. It is difficult to see how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577256/law-society-chief-ambrose-lam-was-right-stand-down
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ferguson exposes US policy fail

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... there is still a marked gap with whites when it comes to law enforcement, health, education, jobs and wages. A hope of the civil rights movement was that society would become integrated, a proverbial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577264/killing-michael-brown-ferguson-exposes-us-policy-failings
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sinners and saints in Wenzhou church row

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what the provincial government says is a campaign to promote economic development by removing older and illegal properties. Church leaders and overseas human rights groups say it is a crackdown ... within the confines of the law. At the same time, while the authorities are right to rein in illegal building activity of any kind, they should pay heed to the demand for enough land for legal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565058/both-sinners-and-saints-wenzhou-church-row
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fighting prejudice is a long-term battle

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... structure above the marriage law" by extending job benefits for married couples to live-in partners. Some firms threaten to withdraw benefits for spouses and dependents as a result. Chow now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575677/fighting-prejudice-long-term-battle
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stressed that the "through train" has risks and the economy could come under pressure, particularly the property market, should the US raise interest rates. Share prices have been lifted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The US can help, but it will take a united Iraq to defeat terror

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... concepts in the push for a caliphate governed by a harsh interpretation of sharia law. US President Barack Obama had every justification to order American air attacks and humanitarian food drops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572411/us-can-help-it-will-take-united-iraq-defeat-terror
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Answer the call on telemarketing

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what's on offer. Many people simply ignore unidentified calls. Annoying as it is, such spam calls are not covered by the law, which only bans voice-recorded promotional messages. Unless wider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570130/answer-call-telemarketing
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dubious windows show flat buyers need better protection

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... bathrooms barely big enough for a sink. The latest oddity that has come to public attention is removable "fixed windows"- an increasingly common feature used by property developers to get ... that can run to hundreds of pages. Such sales tactics go against the spirit of the new law mandating developers to provide clear and accurate details to buyers. Windows affect air flow and noise. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547455/dubious-windows-show-flat-buyers-need-better-protection
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Enforce the law to keep streets free of encroachment by shops

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Enforce the law to unclog streets Hong Kong's streets are usually so narrow and crowded that navigating them can be difficult. The situation is further aggravated ... with a fundamental change in law enforcers' mindset. It would be meaningless if the revised law is not enforced. Recommendations put forward by the watchdog, such as identifying a lead authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1544410/enforce-law-keep-streets-free-encroachment-shops

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